The Peugeot Boxer Electric was unveiled for the first time at the recently held Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, adding a zero-emission model to the Boxer LCV range.
This continues Peugeot’s electrification strategy, which will see all vehicles offered with an electrified variant by 2023. The vehicle on display at the NEC was the L1H1 435 panel van. The Boxer Electric models will be produced at the Sevel plant in Val di Sangro, Italy and converted by partner BD Auto.
Making its first appearance at the CV Show was the multi-award winning all-new Peugeot Partner, voted International Van of the Year 2019, when launched late last year. Two models were on display: a Partner BlueHDi 100 manual 950 Professional Long, the largest variant of the Partner offering up to 4.4m3 of load space with the Multi-Flex seat folded and a payload of 954kg. The second Partner model is a ‘Standard’ length Partner BlueHDi 100 Asphalt. The Partner is available in S, Grip, Professional and Asphalt specification.
The Professional model displayed features a long list of standard equipment including: air conditioning, rear parking sensors, cruise control with variable speed limiter, automatic electronic parking brake, one touch electric windows with heated and electrically folding door mirrors, Multi-Flex modular folding passenger bench seat with pivoting writing table and load-through bulkhead, DAB radio with remote controls, eight inch colour touchscreen with Apple CarPlay Android Auto and Mirrorlink and front fog lights with cornering function.
Asphalt specification is developed from Professional, bringing additional equipment including: further acoustic insulation to provide benchmark cabin refinement, automatic windscreen wipers, 16-inch alloy wheels, Peugeot Connected 3D Navigation and Surround Rear Vision with front and rear parking sensors, passenger side and rear cameras.
The Expert Professional Standard length model displayed features the BlueHDi 120 engine with Stop and Start technology. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, rear parking sensors, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors, Moduwork configurable passenger bench seat with load-through bulkhead, under seat storage space, one touch electric front windows, an alarm, remote central locking with deadlocks and separate locking for the cab, automatic lights and windscreen wipers, seven inch Capacitive colour touchscreen with DAB radio, USB socket, Bluetooth handsfree and MirrorLink.
In addition to the Boxer Electric displayed, the Peugeot stand also featured the most popular variant of the Boxer panel van, the 335 L3 H2 BlueHDi 130 Professional. Professional trim includes manual air conditioning for the cab, full steel bulkhead, cruise control, rear parking aid, DAB digital radio with touchscreen navigation and Bluetooth connectivity. L3H2 Professional models offer a 1,525kg payload and 13m3 of load space.